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The U.S. vs. John Lennon is a 2006 English-language Documentary Biography motion picture written and directed by David Leaf and John Scheinfeld and produced by David Leaf and John Scheinfeld under the banner of Authorized Pictures. After background about the childhood and youth of John Lennon (1940-1980) and the birth of Vietnam-War protests, the film plunges into Lennon's quest for world peace: compositions such as Give Peace a Chance, the lie-in following his marriage to Yoko Ono, appearances at concerts, War Is Over posters, and plans for a series of concerts in 1972 in U.S. presidential primary states reach newly-enfranchised young voters. This plan for concerts, in particular, led a prominent Senator, the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover, and Nixon's White House to initiate a concerted and illegal effort to deport Lennon. Thirty talking heads, led by Yoko, comment on Lennon and these events. Written by. The u.s. vs. john lennon features John Lennon in the title role along with an ensemble cast including Stew Albert, Tariq Ali, Carl Bernstein, Robin Blackburn, Chris Charlesworth and Noam Chomsky. The music was composed by John Lennon. Cinematography was done by James Mathers and editing by Peter S. Lynch II. The motion picture has a running time of 99 minutes. It was released on 7th December 2006. The film made a box office gross of $1 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Lionsgate.

Release Date 07 DEC 2006
Run Time 1 HOUR 39 MINUTES



Documentary , Biography , Music , Romance

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